FREE: Congress Park Summer Concert Series

June 28th, 2017, 10:00 am by Greg

Yes, things can get a little pricey in Saratoga during the summer months, but there are still a number of fun things to do around town that won’t put a dent in your wallet.

The Congress Park Summer Concert Series, for example.

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The historic Congress Park is once again hosting a series of eight concerts at the War Memorial, directly across from the Canfield Casino. The concerts will be held on Sunday evenings during July, and then switch over to Tuesdays during the month of August. All concerts start at 7pm.

Grab a blanket and some snacks, and prepare for an evening of relaxing and free fun.

Here’s the 2017 schedule of Congress Park’s free concerts:

Sunday (July 2): Betsy & the ByeGons
Sunday, July 9: Fenimore Blues
Sunday, July 16: Skippy & the Pistons
Sunday, July 23: Hot Club of Saratoga
Tuesday, August 8: Cryin’ Out Loud
Tuesday, August 15: Crow Ridge
Tuesday, August 22: Rich Ortiz
Tuesday, August 29: The AudioStars

MORE OF NIPPERTOWN’S UPCOMING FREE CONCERT EVENTS
*VARIOUS DAYS
NEW YORK STATE’S FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, July 4
SCHENECTADY COUNTY SUMMERNIGHT @ Broadway, Schenectady, July 14
KIDS DAY @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, July 15
BLACK ARTS & CULTURAL FESTIVAL @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, August 5
NEW YORK STATE FOOD FESTIVAL @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, August 9
JAZZ AT THE LAKE @ Shepard Park, Lake George, September 16 & 17
*MONDAYS
ROTTERDAM SUMMER CONCERT SERIES @ Rotterdam Senior Center lawn, Rotterdam, 7pm, through August 28
*TUESDAYS
MUSIC IN THE PARK @ Schodack Town Park, Schodack, 6pm, June 6-July 11
BRUNSWICK SUMMER CONCERT SERIES @ the Brunswick Community Center lawn, Troy, 6:30pm, June 27-August 29
TUESDAY NIGHTS IN THE PARK @ Cook Park, Colonie, 6:30pm, June 13-August 29
*WEDNESDAYS
MADE IN THE SHADE OF THE EGG @ the Empire State Plaza at The Egg, Albany, 12noon, June 7-August 30
CAPITAL CONCERT SERIES @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, 5pm, June 28-July 26
ROCKIN’ ON THE RIVER @ Riverfront Park, Troy, 5pm, June 7-August 9
JAZZ NIGHTS @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, 5:30pm, September 13 & 20
RENSSELAER FAMILY SUMMER CONCERT SERIES @ the North End Firehouse lawn, Rensselaer, 6pm, June 28-August 9
CONCERTS AT WINDSOR LAKE @ Windsor Lake, North Adams, 6:30pm, June 7-August 30
FREEDOM PARK CONCERT SERIES @ Freedom Park, Scotia, 7pm, June 21-August 23
PERFORMING ARTS FAMILY SERIES @ Clifton Common, Clifton Park, 7pm, July 19-August 16
*THURSDAYS
JAZZ ON JAY @ Jay Street, Schenectady, 12noon, June 1-August 31
ALIVE AT FIVE @ Corning Preserve’s Jennings Landing, Albany, 5pm, June 8-August 3
BROWN’S SUMMER SESSIONS @ Brown’s Brewing Co., Troy, 5pm, June 1-July 13
CONCERTS IN THE PARK @ Wiswall Park, Ballston Spa, 6pm, June 29-August 31
ROCK THE BLOCK @ Remsen Square, Cohoes, 6:30pm, June 8-August 10
UPBEAT ON THE ROOF @ Skidmore College’s Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, 7pm, July 13-August 24
MUSIC IN THE PARK CONCERT SERIES @ Dutchman’s Landing Park, Catskill, 7pm, June 29-August 31
*FRIDAYS
FRIDAYS AT THE LAKE: BANDS & BREWS CONCERT SERIES @ Shepard Park, Lake George, 6pm, June 16-September 1
ATHENS SUMMER CONCERT SERIES @ Riverfront Park, Athens, 7pm, June 16-August 25
MUSIC AT SUNSET @ Greenport Town Park, Hudson, 7pm, June 9-August 25
*SATURDAYS
RIVERLINK CONCERT SERIES @ Riverlink Park, Amsterdam, 7pm, June 24-August 26
FREEDOM PARK CONCERT SERIES @ Freedom Park, Scotia, 7pm, June 24-August 26
*SUNDAYS
CAFFE LENA @ SPAC @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center Gazebo, Saratoga Springs, 12noon, July 9 & August 27
MUSIC HAVEN CONCERT SERIES @ Central Park’s Music Haven, Schenectady, 7pm, July 9-August 13
FREEDOM PARK CONCERT SERIES @ Freedom Park, Scotia, 7pm, June 25-August 20
PERFORMING ARTS AT THE COMMON @ Clifton Common, Clifton Park, 7pm, June 25-August 13